Anthropology, Critical policy analysis, Design, Environmental science, History, Political science

Co-funded by the Open Society University Network (OSUN), in cooperation with Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives



Course date

26 July - 30 July, 2021
Extended application deadline
19 April, 2021

Important dates and deadlines

Application deadlines

The extended application deadline expired on March 22.

Course-specific deadlines/late application policy

  • Commoning Art and Culture: Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Confronting the Crisis of Expertise:  April 19 - extended deadline
  • Cultures and Geographies of Energy Transitions: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Designing a Collaborative Connected Liberal Arts Classroom: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Disruptive Narratives: Re-Constructing the Truth in the Age of Multimodal Propaganda: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Feminist Political Economy: Concepts and Tools to Analyse Intersecting Inequalities: Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Identity: Indiscernibility, Essence, Time, and Composition: application for this course is closed
  • Interviewing Your Data: Tools and Methods for Data Journalists: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Introduction to Geospatial Technologies for Achieving SDGs:  Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Liberalism Infected: Revisiting Political and Socio-Legal Thought in the Aftermath of COVID-19: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Mediation Theory and Skills: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Music as Heritage: an Interdisciplinary Approach in Theory and Practice: April 30 - extended deadline
  • New Frontiers in Romani Studies: Insights from Critical Race Theory -  application for this course is closed
  • Political Theology of the Early Church from its Formation to Justinian: April 19 - extended deadline
  • The Quality of University Education: Harmonizing Purposes, Processes and Outcomes: April 19 - extended deadline
  • Representing the world in the developing mind: From objects to context: Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Witchcraft Across Classical, Medieval, and Early-Modern Cultures in Europe: Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis

General timeline for summer courses

  • Application: First application deadline: March 22, 2021. Further deadlines and late application policy will be posted on the course websites. 
  • Email notification about the decision: April - May. 2021.
  • Confirmation and Onboarding on the Applicant Portal: in two weeks after receipt of the acceptance notification. 
  • Access to the course-specific e-learning sites with readings and course outlines: end of April - end of May, 2021.
  • Early-bird deadline of tuition payment: April 30, 2021(for course-specific early bird deadline see the course website).  
  • Full tuition fee payment deadline: May 28, 2021(for course specific fee payment deadline see the course website).